Speaker Volunteers

The Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee (FIFEC) is currently seeking presentations for the 26th Annual Joint DIF/SIU Conference in Orlando, Florida June 6-8, 2018 on the following workshop topics:

 

5 hour Law & Ethics Update

 

FIFEC is extending an invitation for qualified speakers to offer the Florida 5-620 5-Hour Law & Ethics Update Course during the 2018 conference.  To accommodate this offering into the FIFEC conference schedule, the course would be presented over three 100-minute class sessions of which 250 minutes of instruction should meet Florida’s 5-hour class requirements, with the remaining 50 minutes devoted to any other topic selected by the speaker.

For details, please click this link: 5-620 Law & Ethics Update Class

 

FIFEC is proud of its tradition of offering the very best in insurance fraud education and training from our outstanding speakers and we welcome your proposal.  Please consider sharing your knowledge and expertise with the insurance fraud investigative field.

 

Arson, Vehicle & Structure Fire Investigations

Property Claim Investigations

Chiropractic Treatment

Public Adjuster Fraud

Ethics

Shared-ride claims

Evaluation of Low Impact Accidents

Social Media Investigations & Issues

Interviewing Techniques

Statements and EUO's

Marine Theft Investigations

Statutory & Case Law Updates

Metal Theft Investigations

Surveillance Techniques

Organized Crime Rings

Traffic Accident Reconstruction

Pertinent Legal Matters

Vehicle Theft, Locking and Security Systems

Premises Liability

Workers' Compensation Fraud

PIP/Medical Billing Fraud

Deadline Friday December 22nd, 2017!

Who Should Submit?

 

We are interested in hearing from professionals in the insurance fraud prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution disciplines.   Working collectively to share and learn is the key to winning the fight against insurance fraud.

 

Florida Approved Instructor Requirements:

 

The Florida Department of Insurance has updated their requirements to qualify courses and instructors for continuing education credits.   The Florida Insurance Fraud Education Committee will ask all applicants seeking to present at the FIFEC Conference to certify that they are a registered with the FL Bureau of Licensing as an instructor.

 

• Applying to become an approved registered instructor, please visit for detailed instructions:

http://www.myfloridacfo.com/Division/Agents/Licensure/Education/Providers/submit_instructor_app.htm .

 

• Already a registered instructor:  Click on the link above and follow the steps.   Your approved status will display. Please print the page and convert it to a PDF copy to submit with your presentation proposal.

 

Florida Department of Financial Services Bureau of Licensing 69B-228.060 Continuing Education Instructor Requirements: Every presentation must have at least one presenter who meets all of these criteria:

 

  • Registered with the Florida Department of Insurance as an instructor,
  • Experienced and qualified in the subject matter to be taught,
  • Qualified to act as an instructor in accordance with the criteria listed in paragraph (2)(a) or (b), below:

Providers shall maintain as a part of the providers’ records a written statement from each instructor certifying that the instructor is qualified as an instructor, the basis for qualification, and that the instructor shall comply with all course requirements as outlined in this rule chapter.

 

Guest Lecturers: Providers may use guest lecturers only in conjunction with seminar courses and when at least one qualified instructor is also present.

 

Courses Qualifying for Approval

 

The following courses shall qualify for approval:

 

1. Courses that are part of a national designation program named in the continuing education law, Section 626.2815, F.S., or

2. Any insurance-related course as referenced in subsection 626.2815(3), F.S.;

3. Courses with significant intellectual or practical content to enhance the insurance knowledge, understanding, ethics, or professional competence of the licensee;

4. Courses that promote an increase in technical knowledge of insurance principles, coverages, laws or regulations utilizing the most recent policy forms and laws.

 

Courses Not Qualifying for Approval - Courses that focus on the following topics will not be approved:

 

Preparing students for license examination

Teaching

General accounting, goal setting

Computer use, or computer software application use

Other general business skills

Sales, marketing or communication.

Time or stress management

Promotion or Marketing of vendor product or services

Unauthorized copyrighted material

Insurer internal organizational policies & procedures.

 

Supporting Documents:

 

The Primary presenter will provide the following supporting documents after completing FIFEC’s Call for Presentation Form:

  1. A detailed, timed two-page tiered course outline on MS Word only consisting of:
  1. One page per 50 minutes of instruction. Our class sessions run 100 minutes so the outline must be at least two pages long and total 100 minutes of instruction;
  2. The outline should not contain a segment of time dedicated to questions & answers as the state will not include time dedicated specifically to Q&A as approved instructional time;
  3. If the proposed course will be a two-part class covering two sessions, then the outline must be at least four (4) pages long and total 200 minutes of instruction;
  4. The outline should state the time allotted for each segment;
  5. Courses dealing with legal issues should list the applicable statutes, case citations or administrative codes in the corresponding section.
  1. His or Her resume or CV (curriculum vitae);
  2. A brief narrative biography to introduce the speaker to the attendees.  This must be in MS Word only and should not exceed two paragraphs;
  3. A PDF copy of the speaker’s Florida instructor approval from the website cited above (at minimum one per class);
  4. In addition, FIFEC will asks speakers to sign our Speakers Agreement Form.  Download HERE.

 

Co-Presenters will provide these supporting documents after completing FIFEC’s Co-Presenters Form:

 

  1. His or her resume or CV (curriculum vitae);
  2. A brief narrative biography to introduce the speaker to the attendees. This must be on MS Word only and should not exceed two paragraphs;
  3. A PDF copy of the speaker’s Florida instructor approval from the website cited above (at minimum one per class);
  4. A signed FIFEC Speakers Agreement Form.  Download HERE.

Disclaimer:

 

FIFEC receives more proposals than we are able to schedule due to space, time and budgetary constraints.  This does not reflect at all on the presentation or potential speakers.  FIFEC appreciates the generous support and willingness to participate in our conference.  FIFEC reserves the right to accept or decline any potential applicant, attendee, speaker,  exhibitor and/or sponsor at our discretion.

 

 

MAIN PRESENTERS ACCESS YOUR CALL FOR PRESENTATION FORM HERE

 

CO-PRESENTERS ACCESS YOUR CO-PRESENTER FORM HERE

I submitted a proposal. Now what?

 

We will confirm the receipt of your proposal via e-mail. The FIFEC Speaker's committee will contact you to discuss further details if it determines that your presentation is a good fit for the 26th Annual conference.

 

For more information or to be added to the Call for Presentations e-mail announcements list, please e-mail us at speakers@FIFEC.org and add this e-mail to your safe senders list.

 

CHAIR

Jesus Alvarez

Allstate Insurance Company, P. O. Box 228297, Doral, FL 33222

305-726-1362 Business Cell

cdbb8@allstate.com

 

VICE-CHAIR

Lorie Wiese

Dept. of Financial Services, Fraud Division, 200 E. Gaines St., Tallahassee, FL 32399

850-413-4094 Office

lorie.wiese@myfloridacfo.com

 

Erica Godwin

GEICO

727-243-7664

ergodwin@geico.com

 

Carmen Lambert

National General Insurance, P O Box 1623, Winston-Salem, NC 27102-1623

786-482-6002 Office

Carmen.Lambert-Vazquez@ngic.com

Report Insurance Fraud HERE

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